The Deil's Awa Wi' Th' Exciseman
Scottish Poem By Robert BurnsThe Deil's Awa Wi' Th' Exciseman is one of the Poems written by Robert Burns in 1792.
Burns wrote the poem while serving as an exciseman, a position he secured in 1788. The last stanza of the poem refers to Scottish dancing.
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The Deil's Awa Wi' Th' Exciseman By Robert Burns
And danc'd awa wi' th' Exciseman,
And ilka wife cries, "Auld Mahoun,
I wish you luck o' the prize, man."
The deil's awa, the deil's awa,
The deil's awa wi' the Exciseman,
He's danc'd awa, he's danc'd awa,
He's danc'd awa wi' the Exciseman.
We'll mak our maut, and we'll brew our drink,
We'll laugh, sing, and rejoice, man,
And mony braw thanks to the meikle black deil,
That danc'd awa wi' th' Exciseman.
There's threesome reels, there's foursome reels,
There's hornpipes and strathspeys, man,
But the ae best dance ere came to the land
Was-the deil's awa wi' the Exciseman.
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Deil's Awa Wi' Th' Exciseman
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